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I know you can play the game in several languages.

I have 2 questions:

 

- If I understand the screenshots correctly you can change the language any time in the in game menu. Is that true?

 

- I am from germany. Does the beta exist in different languages and are the translations good?

Since my bad experiance with Oblivion, I played most games in english unless they were developed in germany.

 

In the german version of Oblivion there was:

- a healing spell named "fireball"

- item name "TrdschwH" ( means "Trank der schwachen Heilung" (Potion of minor Healing))

- sometimes written and/or spoken dialogue was randomly english or german or both combined

- somebody said that in the french version "trap door" was translated with whatever "trapped door" means in french.

 

I work in a university so I speak english very often, but we don´t have a native english speaker in our group.

My experiance is, that almost everyone from scandinavia speaks perfect english and I understand every word (I was on vacation in Norway)

but when I hear a native english speaker I hardly understand anything.

In games I understand most things, but I am sure I miss alot, especially when it is supposed to be funny.

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I know you can play the game in several languages.

I have 2 questions:

 

- If I understand the screenshots correctly you can change the language any time in the in game menu. Is that true?

 

- I am from germany. Does the beta exist in different languages and are the translations good?

Since my bad experiance with Oblivion, I played most games in english unless they were developed in germany.

 

In the german version of Oblivion there was:

- a healing spell named "fireball"

- item name "TrdschwH" ( means "Trank der schwachen Heilung" (Potion of minor Healing))

- sometimes written and/or spoken dialogue was randomly english or german or both combined

- somebody said that in the french version "trap door" was translated with whatever "trapped door" means in french.

 

I work in a university so I speak english very often, but we don´t have a native english speaker in our group.

My experiance is, that almost everyone from scandinavia speaks perfect english and I understand every word (I was on vacation in Norway)

but when I hear a native english speaker I hardly understand anything.

In games I understand most things, but I am sure I miss alot, especially when it is supposed to be funny.

 

Old games were different, translations quality increased over years;

Now the videogame business is lot larger then before, developers are spending more and almost every game (excluding really low budget indipendent ones) is well translated by professional thrid-party companies in the main languages.

For example, Skyrim (more recent than Oblivion) was perfectly translated (and voice-acted) in my language.

 

However, i don't know who's taking care about translations in Obsidian but i guess we can trust them

 

PS: Publisher Paradox did not translate any product in my language before, POE is the first one, i feel lucky : - )

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Hello Madscientist

 

Now with BB 435 its finally playable in German ... Except there is no german Voice acting. But the German Translation is fine. A lot of text to read and i enjoyed every word of it.

 

 

 

I`m very happy how the Game turns out. Thanks Guys for this Game !! :dancing: :dancing: :dancing:

 

Cant wait to Play.

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In games I understand most things, but I am sure I miss alot, especially when it is supposed to be funny.

English is pretty ridiculous, when you get down to it. A lot of phrases and such can mean many, many different things. Plus, we have way too many sayings that no one even knows the origins of anymore. And that's just American English (or whatever it's called), which is one of the youngest forms of English.

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In games I understand most things, but I am sure I miss alot, especially when it is supposed to be funny

 

I have the same problem,especially when those slang words appeared,for example what does "ye coxfither" means? i saw it in some games and i cant get it.

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if i dont know a word i usually just try to figure out it's meaning from the context. if the exact meaning of the word cant be extrapolated because of the nature of the word itself or due to the rest of the text giving no clues, i can still find the purpose of the word in the frase (i dont know what a word actually is, but i can understand that it is used as an insult or a compliment and so on)

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There's a good FRENCH translation in last update.

Seems to be really fine to me. 

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if i dont know a word i usually just try to figure out it's meaning from the context. if the exact meaning of the word cant be extrapolated because of the nature of the word itself or due to the rest of the text giving no clues, i can still find the purpose of the word in the frase (i dont know what a word actually is, but i can understand that it is used as an insult or a compliment and so on)

thanks for responding,i only can see that was a ambiguity that leading to misunderstanding, but i think i missed some fun here(due to the exact meaning of this word or the origins still no clue,perhaps).

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